Jean-Paul Renne is a professor of economics at HEC Lausanne, which he joined in 2015. Previously, he worked as a senior economist at the Banque de France and as the head of operational research at the French debt management office (French Treasury). Jean-Paul Renne holds a Ph.D. in Applied Mathematics from Paris-Dauphine University. He has graduated from the Ecole Polytechnique de Paris and Ecole Nationale des Ponts et Chaussées (ENPC), and also holds a Master degree in Public Actions from the ENPC. His research focuses on time series modeling, with applications to the dynamics of interest rates, the pricing of disaster risk, and public debt management. He has published articles in the Review of Economic Studies, the Journal of Econometrics, Management Science, and the Review of Finance.